Alexander J. Johnson

Alexander J. Johnson

Alex focuses his practice on trust and estate litigation, with additional expertise in tax litigation and estate administration. He began his legal career in 2019 at Ernst & Young in San Francisco before transitioning to boutique law firms, where he honed his skills handling diverse litigation and administrative matters concerning trusts, estates, tax, and business entities.

Complementing his legal practice, Alex has served as an adjunct law professor at the University of San Francisco School of Law, teaching courses in international taxation and tax accounting. His background includes serving as an intelligence officer in the Marine Corps and working in sales and project management for commercial construction contractors. These experiences have given him a nuanced understanding of how legal concepts translate to practical application.

Alex earned his J.D. from the University of San Francisco School of Law, graduating cum laude. During his time there, he served as an Editor for the Law Review and was inducted into the McAuliffe Honor Society.

With a fascination in emerging technology, Alex has authored articles and delivered presentations on the legal implications of digital assets and blockchain technologies, focusing on ownership rights in succession planning, forfeiture, and tax implications.

Dedicated to his community, Alex serves as Vice President of the Board of Trustees for the Marin County Law Library, advocating for equal access to legal resources for Marin County residents. When he’s not practicing law, Alex enjoys spending time with his wife and elderly chihuahua, playing guitar, golfing, exploring live music venues, and experiencing the local food scene.


  • San Francisco School of Law (Juris Doctor)